I'm the space science producer for Discovery News, and I have a special love for solar physics, manned spaceflight and investigating the inner workings of our universe. I hold a Ph.D in Solar Physics and an M.Phys in Astrophysics. The exploration of space is an adventure; it's my job to chronicle our journey.
A ghostly apparition has long been known to follow Saturn moon Enceladus in its orbit around the gas giant. But until now, scientists have had a hard time tracking its source.
As this stunning series of observations from NASA's Dawn mission shows, sunlight is returning to Ceres' surface, allowing the spacecraft its first view of the tiny planet after being hidden in its shadow for more than a month.
This is the first color photo of Pluto and moon Charon captured by NASA's New Horizons mission, providing an exciting clue as to what lies in store during the spacecraft's flyby on July 14.
Let's just call this one a win, shall we?
NASA's Cassini mission has spotted a small Saturn moon illuminated by reflected sunlight off Saturn's atmosphere.
A new study carried out by the ESO's Very Large Telescope and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has revealed for the first time that dark matter may well interact with itself. Continue reading →
The International Space Station is about receive perhaps its most important upgrade to date: a microgravity espresso maker!
Astronomers have taken a census of distant spiral galaxies to help us understand what our Milky Way may have looked like in the distant past, also providing us with an invaluable look at the evolution of our own solar system.
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